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Tuesday 24th October v. Glentoran (home) - Toals Co Antrim Shield QF - k.o: 7:45pm

Moyola Park Match Preview
Uploaded Monday, 31st Jul, 2017 at 08:32

BALLYMENA United travel to Castledawson to take on Moyola Park in a friendly on Tuesday night.
The last time the sides met was in the 2nd round of the JBE League Cup in September 2015. The game finished 1-1 after 90 minutes with United eventually running out 4-1 winners after extra-time, that goals that evening coming from David Cushley, Matthew Shevlin (2) and Eoin Kane.
Matthew Shevlin, who scored on Saturday, grabbed 2 goals the last time the sides met (image courtesy Dessie Loughery)
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Recent results v Moyola Park:
Moyola Park 1-1 (1-4 aet) Ballymena United, Mill Meadow, 1st September 2015 (JBE League Cup Round 2)
Moyola Park 3-3 Ballymena United, Mill Meadow, 9th July 2015 (Pre-Season Friendly)
Moyola Park:
Last season Moyola Park finished 4th in the NIFL Premier Intermediate League just 4 points off the 2nd placed promotion play-off spot. They were knocked out of the Tennent's Irish Cup at the first round stage, losing 4-2 on penalties away to Rathfriland Rangers after drawing 3-3 after extra-time. They were also knocked out of the Northern Ireland League Cup in the first round, losing 3-1 to Institute, and away to Rathfern Rangers 2-1 in the first round of the Intermediate Cup. They fared somewhat better in the North West Craig Memorial Cup, beating Newtowne 7-1, Strabane Athletic 4-1 both away from home, before losing 1-0 to Limavady United at Mill Meadow.
Ballymena United:
Ballymena United got their first win of the pre-season last Tuesday night, defeating NAFL Premier League side Albert Foundry in Belfast 7-1 with a hat trick from Conor McCloskey and goals from Matthew Shevlin, Jim Ervin, Gary Thompson and Andrew Burns. They followed this up on Saturday afternoon with a 6-1 away win over Limavady United, goals coming from Kevin Braniff, Jim Ervin, Matthew Shevlin, Johnny McMurray, Gary Thompson and Tony Kane with a late penalty.
Match Officials:
To Be Confirmed
Match Information:
The game will take place at Mill Meadow, Castledawson.

Admission is payable at the gate.

Kick off is 7:30pm
With United sending one squad to Castledawson for this game, and another to Mill Road, Crumlin to face Crumlin United, it'll be interesting to see how they both fare. As always, we'd appreciate your support at either game - Come On Sky Blues!
Match Preview by Paul Irwin